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Chronological Listing of Israel Defence Force / Air Force

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A-4 Skyhawk
Losses and Ejections

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
28-Jul-69
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Egyptian SAM Nissim Ashkenazi  PoW   Escapac
02-Apr-71
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4E Skyhawk 207    Engine loss above Tel Nof Uri Gadot ejected and recovered   Escapac
06-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Egyptian AAA Matti Carp recovered   Escapac
06-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4H Skyhawk     Egyptian SA-7 Ishay Catziri  PoW   Escapac
06-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Syrian SAM Yanki Yardeni recovered   Escapac
06-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Syrian SAM Gideon Sharon recovered   Escapac
07-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Syrian AAA/SAM Ze'ev Nesher
[Mirage 5J] PoW
  Escapac
07-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4E Skyhawk 211   Syrian AAA Amnon Shamir recovered   Escapac
08-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Egyptian SAM Zvi Rosen PoW   Escapac
08-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Syrian SAM pilot recovered   Escapac
09-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Syrian SAM Gideon Sharon recovered   Escapac
09-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4E Skyhawk 821   Egyptian AAA Assaf Matos PoW   Escapac
09-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4H Skyhawk     Egyptian AAA Amon Gardi PoW   Escapac
09-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4H Skyhawk     Egyptian AAA Pedro Reinberg PoW   Escapac
10-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4E Skyhawk 241  
                                                                   

Syrian SAM


IDF/AF
Escapac
Noach Hertz PoW
11-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Syrian SAM Michael Shneider PoW   Escapac
11-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4H Skyhawk     Syrian SAM Amiram Guy PoW   Escapac
13-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Syrian SAM or AAA Gavriel Garzon PoW   Escapac
13-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas TA-4 Skyhawk     Egyptian SAM Ran Ofri killed at ejection   Escapac
Yehuda Shefer recovered    
15-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Syrian AAA pilot recovered   Escapac
18-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4H Skyhawk     Egyptian SAM Gideon Sharon PoW   Escapac
18-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4H Skyhawk     Egyptian SAM Haim Gofen recovered   Escapac
18-Oct-73
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4H Skyhawk 03   Egyptian SAM Jacob Kubik recovered   Escapac
13-Jan-74
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4E Skyhawk 875   Collided with F-4E Shaul recovered   Escapac
12-Nov-74
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4N Skyhawk 347   Generator failure David recovered   Escapac
21-Jan-75
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     landing gear problems Menachem Eliyahu recovered   Escapac
17-Dec-76
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk 381     Simon recovered   Escapac
11-Dec-77
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4N Skyhawk 382   Engine cut Yariv Gershoni recovered   Escapac
15-Jan-79
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Bird ingested into engine pilot recovered   Escapac
29-Apr-81
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4N Skyhawk 348   Collided with another A-4 (safely landed) Ilan G recovered   Escapac
04-Oct-81
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Mechanical failure Eddi Lev killed (couldn't eject)   Escapac
Sunday 6th June 1982
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Lost during air strike on the Nabatiyeh Heights to Palestinian AAA Aharon Ahiaz PoW
 
Escapac
Nov 1982
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk 481   Engine cut Amir recovered   Escapac
Kremer  recovered   Escapac
01-May-83
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4N or H Skyhawk 374 collided with F-15D during DACM Mid-air collision with F-15D 975 Shraga recovered   Escapac
04-May-83
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4N Skyhawk     Bird strike "Y" involuntarily ejected, but survived   Escapac
27-May-84
IDF/AF
Douglas TA-4H Skyhawk     Mechanical failure Daniel Gury killed at ejection   Escapac
Ilan Rozental  killed at ejection   Escapac
27-Jul-98
IDF/AF
Douglas TA-4H Skyhawk     Engine failure  recovered   Escapac
 recovered   Escapac
15-Nov-98
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4N Skyhawk 386 116 sqn
Flying Wing
Engine failure pilot recovered   Escapac
11-Feb-04
IDF/AF
Douglas A-4N Skyhawk 396 102 sqn
Flying Tiger
 Inflight fire "Y" recovered   Escapac
Thursday 31st May 2007
morning

IDF/AF
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk     Engine problems. Engine fire. Crashed into the sea near  Ashdod coast Pilot ejected and rescued   Escapac
                 
                 
                 

 

 

One A-4 was brought down by SA-7 near Nabatiyeh, on the morning of 5 June 1982. Approximately at the same time, also one of Israeli helicopters - probably an AB.212 - which supported landings at the mouth of the Zahrani river was also shot down by SA-7.

On the next day, a   was .

On  , one  was claimed either by by Arabs. There is a photo of a Kfir C.2-wreck but also a report about one MiG-21 - flown by highly decorated pilot - shot down by anti-aircraft fire of Syrian armoured units at the same time and place. This situation remains unclear.

 

IDF / Air Force Aircraft Losses and Ejections by Aircraft Type
All types need additions and extra details.

Meteor 8

Dassault Mystère IV

Super Mystère B2

Ouragan

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Vautour

Shahak
[Mirage IIICJ]

Nesher
[Mirage 5J
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk

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IAI Kfir

McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II

McDonnell-Douglas F-15

 

Lockheed-Martin F-16

 

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Sources: STILL BEING ADDED FROM NOTES

Avi Myasnikov
AFM Forum

Scramble.nl
Dave Lednicer
Tom Cooper
Joe Baugher
Lon Nordeen
Israel Defence Forces